Creation of CE-culture route for fortified heritage capitalising

Project aims

  • Cities, regions and fortified heritage economic basis fostering by development of CE-culture route as a tourist product to generate tourism, investment, income, employment, social and cultural effects in interregional cooperation


5.1 Organising the Culture Route CE-fortress heritage development
5.2 Elaboration and implementation of Tools for Route Organization
5.3 Marketing concept, instruments, branding and Forte Cultura certification
5.4 Product placement and implementation into markets with pilot route
5.5 Creation of route management and institution building
5.6 Expansion of CE-fortress culture route and network

Most important Results

Creation of culture route Forte Cultura – from Baltic to Adriatic Sea

  • Development of a Culture Route "Forte Cultura" with all necessary tools and instruments

Thematically Routes

  • Specific cultural and tourist offers for concrete target groups
  • Fortress tours to KUK-Monarchy, Prussia and Fortified Ideal Cities
  • Regional Tours like Franconian or Silesian fortress heritage

Branding and Marketing

  • Development of branding strategy, programme for market placement of product family Forte Cultura as new high quality product at the culture market
  • Presentation culture route at the consumer and tour operators market

Route Management

  • "Agency Culture Route Forte Cultura"

Realisation Pilot-Route

  • Preparation and realisation of a Pilot Route for market test in 2014


ECCOFORT - European Cooperation Centre of Fortified Heritage reg.ass.

Most involved Partner

Kostrzyn nad Odra
TIAW Erfurt

Associated Institution

European Institut of Culture Routes Luxembourg
KulTour Poznan, Poland
Hungarian Travel Agencies (MUISZ), Budapest


 European Regional Development Fund

This project is implemented by the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme
co-financed by the ERDF.

 European Union

Forte Cultura Project Newsletter 1, 2013

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Lead Partner

City Kostrzyn nad Odrą
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